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American Committee for Relief in the Near East records, 1891-1979.

Identifier: RG5334
Abstract The American Committee for Relief in the Near East, formerly American Committee for Armenian and Syrian Relief, was officially established in 1915, with operations through 1930. Its main objectives included fund raising and providing humanitarian relief through the establishment of hospitals, clinics, orphanages and other initiatives (information obtained from the Armenian National Institute website). This collection documents the experiences of missionaries and natives during war...

Blake and Goodsell Family papers, 1883-2005. : [manuscript]

Identifier: MS4922 (RG1200)
Abstract Fred Field Goodsell was born to Dennis and Abby Goodsell in 1880. He graduated from UC Berkley and enrolled as a student at the Hartford Seminary in 1902. Goodsell married Lulu (Lou) Service on June 26th, 1905. Lou was born to John and Julia Service on 1881. In 1907 the couple moved to Turkey where they serviced as missionaries for the next 23 years. Their first years were at Central Turkey College in rural Aintab (Gaziantep). From 1914 to 1919 the Goodsells returned to the United States during...

Braintree, Mass. First Congregational Church records, 1697-1871.

Identifier: RG5302
Overview The Mount Wollaston Parish Meeting House was established in 1639 in the present-day Quincy Area, and by 1640 the town was renamed Braintree. This Meeting House was the site of the original church, which first gathered on September 10, 1707. In 1708, old Braintree was divided into the North Precinct (Quincy) and the South Precinct (Braintree). When Quincy became an official town in 1792, the 1707 church was designated as the First Church in Braintree. The records in this collection include the...

Cambridge, Mass. First Church records, 1784-1968.

Identifier: RG4935
Overview Cambridge, Massachusetts, was fist settled in 1630 and the first meeting house was erected in 1632. Public worship began in 1633 with Thomas Hooker and the First Church of Cambridge was formally established in 1636 with Thomas Shepard as the first minister. In 1650, 1706, and 1757 the second, third, and fourth meeting houses were constructed. The Parish split in 1829 between Unitarians and traditional Congregationalists after the parish severed its contract with Abiel Holmes over his refusal to...

Edward Franklin Williams papers, 1859-1918.

Identifier: MS4981
Overview Edward Franklin Williams was born in Uxbridge, Massachusetts on July 22, 1832. He graduated from Yale in 1856 after which he spent three years teaching in Connecticut and Massachusetts. He then went to the Princeton Theological Seminary where he graduated in 1861. He was licensed by the Presbytery of New Brunswick in 1861. When the Civil War broke out, Williams joined the Christian Commission where he distributed religious literature, medical aid, and various supplies to Union troops. The...

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Albro, John A. (John Adams), 1799-1866 1
American Committee for Armenian and Syrian Relief. 1
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American Tract Society 1
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Appleton, Nathaniel, 1693-1784 1
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Brattle, William, 1662-1717 1
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General Assembly (73rd : 1861 : Philadelphia) 1
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Goodsell, Lincoln 1
Goodsell, Lulu Service 1
Gould, Nahum 1
Green, Samuel 1
Gregg, James 1
Hallock, William A. (William Allen), 1794-1880 1
Hilliard, Timothy, 1747-1790 1
Holmes, Abiel, 1763-1837 1
House, Joseph 1
Hunt, Susan Counce 1
International Congregational Council (1930 : Bournemouth, England) 1
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McKenzie, Alexander, 1830-1914 1
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Near East Foundation 1
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New England Tract Society 1
Niles, Samuel, 1674-1762 1
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Pilgrim Congregational Church (Merrimac, Mass.) 1
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Princeton Theological Seminary. 1
Sanford, David 1
Second Church of Christ (Amesbury, Mass.) 1
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South Congregational Church (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Tabernacle Congregational Church (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Thawville Congregational Church (Thawville, Ill.) 1
Toppan, Christopher. 1
Union Theological Seminary (New York, N.Y.) 1
United Church of Christ Coalition for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Concerns 1
United States Christian Commission. Army Committee 1
Wickes, Henry 1
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Williams, Edward F. (Edward Franklin), 1832-1919 1
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